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FSU Special Collections & Archives: 01.MSS 0-58

Civil War papers of East Florida, 1856-1864

50.00 items
This collection contains materials related to the Civil War in East Florida. There are letters, orders, requisitions, receipts, and other papers related to the Civil War, dating 1856-1864. The correspondence consists of 50 letters related to various officers and the following subjects: leather for government use, fodder and horses, cotton, food stores, military supplies and transportation, teamsters, mail routes, freight, Lake City, Waldo, Palatka, Gainesville, Brandon, Micanopy, Orange Springs, Archer, Camp Milton, Sanderson, Crystal River, Clay Landing, Tampa, Baldwin, and Silver Springs.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 0-68

Columbia County letter, October 22,1855

2.00 items
This item is a letter in manuscript by A. J. T. Wright, Alligator, October 22, 1855, to Mr. T. W. Brevard, Comptroller, Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, informing him that the vacancy in the Tax Collector office was occasioned by the resignation of William A. Sheffield, and not by his death. Attached to the letter is this note: "Lake City, known as Alligator before 1859, because of its proximity to an Indian village ruled by a Seminole chief of that name..."
FSU Special Collections & Archives: MSS 1-09

Florida business letterhead collection, 1879-1896

49.00 items
This collection contains a selection of business letters that serve as examples of early business letterheads from various places in Florida. They are quite elaborate and contain pictures, maps and extensive advertising. They are from different towns and cities in Florida and date from 1879-1896. The letters are mostly to W.D. Bloxham and W.D. Barnes, both comptrollers for the state of Florida. Barnes was comptroller from 1881-1890 and Bloxham from 1890-1897.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.MSS 2008-007

Platonic Debating Society Book, 1897-1904

1.00 items
The collection consists of one bound volume, containing minutes taken at Platonic Debating Society meetings and the Society's constitution and by-laws.